Warner Bros. Extends Contract with CFO Ed Romano

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LOS ANGELES - APRIL 29:  Honoree Warner Bros. CFO Ed Romano attends the Literacy Networks' LIMA awards dinner on April 29, 2007 in Los Angeles, California.

Now that Barry Meyer is staying on as chairman of Warners Bros. through 2013, the studio is also extending its contract with Ed Romano, its executive vp and CFO, through the end of 2013.

Romano, who reports directly to Meyer, has held his current post for 16 years and is responsible for all of the company's financial activities, including financial reporting, budgeting and planning for future business growth.

He is also responsible for Management Information Services, Studio Facilities and Corporate Real Estate.

"Ed is an incredibly strategic and prudent guardian of the company's finances.  He has seen the company through a myriad of changes in the way our businesses and industry operate, and his counsel has never failed us," Meyer said.  "We're all extremely pleased that Warner Bros. will have the continued benefit of his experience and expertise."

Romano joined Warners in 1968 and during his his time at the studio has also held the posts of assistant treasurer, controller, vp & controller, and senior vp & controller.